Health & Fitness

Jen Benna to speak at Lifestyle Expo

  Ultra marathoner, Jen Benna, didn’t always run. In 2003 the farthest she’d pushed herself was 6 miles. She was in the Mojave Desert to watch her husband run a 3 ...

Puttin' down the cookie

My name is Tricia, and I’m a sugar addict. I don't know exactly when it began. My mother tells me that I was three when the dentist said to lay off the candy bars becaus ...

Have drill, will travel: Auburn dentist makes house calls

The license plate provides a huge clue as the silver Prius pulls up in the driveway and a man with an equally silver shock of hair emerges with both arms carrying cases of equipmen ...

Folks marvel at DC Fit

Personal trainer Delores Cranston is not a drill sergeant.   “I’m not a pusher,” she said. “If you want it, you want it. If you don’t want it, ...

Turnaround trip

Talk about a power nap. Krystyna McKnight took hers at the highest point in the contiguous United States. Sure it was just a “15-minute snooze” in her words, but at 14, ...

All stuck together

It’s spelled “qi,” pronounced “chee,” and flows like the Yangtze through your body. At least it should. When things get out of whack, be it stress, il ...

10-11-12-13-14 reasons to go for a stroll

There is no 13th month. Sure it’s been proposed before, dating back to the 18th century, as a means of calendar reform (28-day months all starting on Monday and so forth). Bu ...

Neurological patients find help in music therapy

“Crescendo” is a weekly music therapy group designed for those with neurological impairments such as Parkinson’s Disease, stroke or traumatic brain injury, and th ...

Relay For Life is Saturday

Volunteers for Relay For Life were busy Friday setting up the Auburn 2014 event that takes place beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday. If you haven’t signed up yet for the fundraisi ...

Off the gridiron, onto the yoga mat

When Stacy Whittingham approached Folsom High football coach Kris Richardson about a Bulldog summer yoga program, Richardson enthusiastically supported the idea. Knowing the benef ...

Auburn cardiac survivor’s tattoo can’t be beat

Most people probably aren’t aware we’re in the middle of CPR Awareness Week. But 18-year-old Adam Gutierrez of Auburn, who attributes his own survival to prompt medical ...

ARD wants public input on upcoming projects

The Auburn Area Recreation and Park District is asking for public input about a proposed operation and development plan that will help the organization create guidelines for managi ...

Study: 2 percent of Americans have new hips, knees

It's not just grandma with a new hip and your uncle with a new knee. More than 2 of every 100 Americans now have an artificial joint, doctors are reporting. Among those ove ...

Stay in shape amid the holiday cake and cookies

Staying in shape during the holidays can be difficult for many, however there are several individuals, companies and organizations in Auburn that offer help and support for those h ...

Football head-trauma concerns tackled in Auburn

Growing awareness of sports-related concussions is resulting in both more concern and more precautions in the Auburn football community. From the 7-year-old just starting out in M ...